Thursday, May 22, 2008

Informative Links

Brandon Pinto spills the beans on what it’s like to portray Captain Jack Sparrow at Disneyland. They told him no flirting, no mentioning alcohol, and no facial hair. Huh?

If wind can turn a turbine and produce electricty, how about harnessing the power of tides? Ireland is already doing it!

Sex as a consumer good and the problem with Hookup Culture. “Sex is like ice cream. The more flavors you sample, the harder it becomes to settle on one flavor for the rest of you life.”

A sense of powerlessness not only makes you feel frustrated and depressed, it also may negatively affect your mental skills. Remember that when dealing with your employees, students, or children.

Self-Repairing Aircraft Could Improve Air Safety. It probably won’t do much about delays and long lines.

Hold the mass graves and cremations: Dead bodies don't cause disease epidemics. After natural disasters, the real danger comes from the survivors.

A head of his time: Phineas Gage’s horrific accident. If you’re not already familiar with the case, it might make your head hurt.

Five Gadgets That Will Make You a Superhero. Of course, you have to be super rich to afford them.

What makes married men want to have affairs? This article goes far beyond “because they can.”

Buying a used car is greener than buying a hybrid. More likely to fit into your budget, too.

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